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Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant

3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
+1 409-763-2805
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (159 reviews)
“crab balls” (131 reviews)
“catfish” (133 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Super casual...no makeup..no matching clothes family friendly definitely a local kind of place...not fancy food but good food...we never leave a visit to the island without stopping here. Perfectly cooked catfish..crisp and light on the outside and soft yummy goodness on the inside. Sides are...More

Thank Krista A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw a Shrimp and Stuff food truck in a parking lot near Jamaica Beach and thought we would give it a try. We had shrimp tacos and crab balls to go and they were really delicious. It was nice to have a quick take...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a popular spot. We ordered at the counter and were given a pager to wait at a table. We sat in the coveted outdoor seating area u der ceiling fans. It was a hot day, but we stayed comfortable. Mom and sis had...More

Thank Undrwtr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was busy. You place your order, sit down and they will buzz you when ready. My husband and I both had sandwiches, nothing spectacular , people were friendly, was clean. It did not stand out to us.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the initial ambience and was expecting really fresh, local seafood. It was worse than Popeyes! The shrimp was not fresh Gulf fried shrimp. The fact that they had oysters on the menu in August indicated the oysters were not fresh. No seafood place worth...More

Thank txfinder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shrimp were not very big but what they lacked in size was more than made up for in flavor. This is a local neighborhood place off the beaten path. My wife had the Crab Balls which were excellent. Jalapeño hush puppies were also excellent. Wanted...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I expected this place to be better. The food isn’t better than fast food (or food you can buy frozen and fry yourself), but for my family of four to eat it was $60! For that price I expected it to be great, and it...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and friendly, fast service! We got stuffed shrimp (both fried and broiled) and we all loved them! Very tasty! And the restaurant is cute too!

Thank TheBoss99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shrimp was great and their cocktail sauce will make you want to wat it with a spoon! The hush puppies are disappointing, but this Galveston standard restaurant is always worth the visit.

Thank WeGoDoYou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shrimp & Stuff has the best fish tacos I've tasted outside of Mexico. I love to stop by their food truck in Jamaica Beach when they are open in the summer. They never disappoint.

Thank janiceh233
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Ashley B
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Response from Ron C | Reviewed this property |
There is a rear entrance that would allow for wheelchair access.
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Janet S
2 July 2017|
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Response from Donnita F | Reviewed this property |
I believe they use soy but I would advise you to call ahead to confirm.
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3 February 2017|
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Response from Katrina P | Reviewed this property |
This is an "order at the counter" establishment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Avenue O, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-6689
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-2805
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Description
Shrimp 'N Stuff Restaurant opened in 1976 and quickly became known as "the place where the locals love to eat." In these past 38 years we have had many guests visiting our fine city from across the U.S. who tell us they wished they had found Shrimp 'N Stuff the first day they arrived and assured us they will be back several times before they leave Galveston.
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